Eastern Islands Cruise

Julia Kocubinski
Hanging out in the sand with some wildlife
kate grenier
with the sun bathing iguanas
Erin Correia
Hiking at Punta Pitt, San Cristobal
juliakocubinski
Exploring the Galapagos
Erin Correia
A giant lagoon with hundreds of giant tortoises- La Galapaguera, San Cristobal
Relax on the deck of the Santa Cruz.
Dine indoors in the spacious dining room

Departs

  • Aug 30, 2014
  • Sep 13, 2014
  • Sep 27, 2014
  • Oct 11, 2014
  • Oct 25, 2014
  • Nov 08, 2014
  • Nov 22, 2014
  • Dec 06, 2014
  • Dec 20, 2014
  • Jan 03, 2015
  • Jan 17, 2015
  • Jan 31, 2015
  • Feb 14, 2015
  • Feb 28, 2015
  • Mar 14, 2015
  • Mar 28, 2015
  • Apr 11, 2015
  • Apr 25, 2015
  • May 09, 2015
  • May 23, 2015
  • Jun 06, 2015
  • Jun 20, 2015
  • Jul 04, 2015
  • Jul 18, 2015
  • Aug 01, 2015
  • Aug 15, 2015
  • Aug 29, 2015
  • Sep 12, 2015
  • Sep 26, 2015
  • Oct 10, 2015
  • Oct 24, 2015
  • Nov 07, 2015
  • Nov 21, 2015
  • Dec 05, 2015
  • Dec 19, 2015

Private Independent Travel

This 5-day Eastern Islands cruise on the Santa Cruz explores the islands of San Cristobal, South Plaza, Santa Cruz Island and more! This trip is a unique small ship adventure which delights travelers with its rich wildlife interaction and pristine beaches.

Day 1

    San Cristobal

    Arrive at the airport on San Cristobal and transfer to the Santa Cruz.

    Begin your Galapagos cruise at the Interpretation Center to learn about the history and biodiversity of the Galápagos Islands. Take a self-guided walking tour to familiarize yourself with this unique island chain.

    Day 2

      Santa Fe - South Plaza Island

      In the morning, arrive at Santa Fe to view a large forest of Opuntia cactus. Snorkel with sea lions in the picturesque turquoise lagoon.

      Travel to South Plaza Island to view one of the one of the largest populations of land iguanas in the Galápagos. The island is also home to a hybrid iguana species, a mixture between land and marine iguanas.

      Day 3

        Santa Cruz Island

        Visit the Charles Darwin Research Station, an international non-profit organization which provides the necessary scientific research, technical information and assistance to ensure the proper preservation of the Galápagos.

        Travel to Los Gemelos, two volcanic depressions on the highest part of Santa Cruz, and hike around the area.

        Day 4

          Espanola

          Sail for the island of Espanola and visit Suárez Point, one of the most spectacular wildlife areas of the archipelago. View Española Island mockingbirds, Galápagos doves, Galápagos hawks, marine iguanas, and the oversized lava lizard.

          In the afternoon, travel to Gardner Bay to snorkel with fish and the occasional shark and sea turtle.

          Day 5

            Baltra

            Transfer to the airport for your connection back to the mainland.

            All itineraries are subject to change due to weather or changes by the National Park Service or yacht operator.
             Main Deck StandardUpper Deck StandardBoat Deck StandardBoat Deck Standard PlusBoat Deck SuperiorJunior SuiteMaster SuiteBoat Deck Single
            2014-Aug-30
            2014-Sep-13
            2014-Sep-27
            2014-Oct-11
            2014-Oct-25
            2014-Nov-08
            2014-Nov-22
            2014-Dec-06
            $2,495$2,620$2,845$2,965$3,085$3,220$3,675$4,165
            2014-Dec-20$2,670$2,795$3,020$3,140$3,260$3,395$3,850$4,340
            2015-Jan-03
            2015-Jan-17
            2015-Jan-31
            2015-Feb-14
            2015-Feb-28
            2015-Mar-14
            2015-Mar-28
            2015-Apr-11
            2015-Apr-25
            2015-May-09
            2015-May-23
            2015-Jun-06
            2015-Jun-20
            2015-Jul-04
            2015-Jul-18
            2015-Aug-01
            2015-Aug-15
            2015-Aug-29
            2015-Sep-12
            2015-Sep-26
            2015-Oct-10
            2015-Oct-24
            2015-Nov-07
            2015-Nov-21
            2015-Dec-05
            $2,620$2,750$2,985$3,140$3,270$3,410$3,895$4,370
            2015-Dec-19$2,760$2,890$3,125$3,280$3,410$3,550$4,035$4,510

            Child Discount

            25% discount for children under the age of 12 at time of Galapagos cruise. Valid in low season only.
            Children under 12 receive a discount of $135 off adult flight rates, and discounted Galapagos Entrance Fee of $50

            Cancellation Policy

            Days Prior to departureFee
            70 days or moreDeposit
            0-69 days100% Cruise Cost

            Single Supplement

            This yacht requires single travelers to pay a supplement for private accommodations unless a roommate can be found.

            Deposit & Payment

            Initial deposit is 20% (30% during peak season), and most travelers will call our office and pay the deposit with a credit card. We accept Visa, Mastercard, AmEx, and Discover. Alternatively, you can send a check to our Missoula, Montana, office or register online at: https://www.adventure-life.com/forms/register

            Final payment is due 70 (130 during peak season) days prior to departure.

            Booking last minute? No problem! Please contact one of our trip planners, and we can get you on your way if booking less than 70 (130 during peak season) days prior to departure.

            Click here to see a copy of our Terms and Conditions.

            Includes

            • Accommodations on board Santa Cruz based on double occupancy
            • Meals while in the Galapagos
            • Bilingual Naturalist Guide
            • Shore Excursions
            • Swimming and Snorkeling
            • Adventure Life Pre-departure Services and In-Country Assistance (Quito Representative)
            • Transfers and Baggage Handling in the Galapagos
            • Snorkeling Equipment

            Excludes

            • Airfare (see Galapagos Flights)
            • Quito/Guayaquil Hotel and Transfers
            • $100 Galapagos Park Fee
            • $35 Galapagos Transit Card and Airport Assistance
            • $45 International Departure Tax
            • Wetsuit rental available for $15 for 6 days
            • Gratuities and drinks aboard the ship
            • Travel Insurance

            Galapagos Flights

              Quito - Galapagos Roundtrip

            • $530 - $590

              Guayaquil - Galapagos Roundtrip

            • $475 - $520

            Optional Hospitality Packages